Category Archives: PT

Placement of the Week: Early Intervention PTA, Las Cruces, NM

Congratulations to Cesiah M., on her new position as a pediatric PTA with PediaStaff’s therapy client in Las Cruces, NM. Cesiah will be doing home based Early Intervention in the “Land of Enchantment!”  Congrats, Cesiah on your great new position!

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Gross Motor of the Week: 10 Jumping Activities Sure to Wear Out the Kids

[Source:  Hands on As We Grow] Is jumping allowed in your house? We love to jump and jumping activities are a sure fire way to wear out my kids when they need it (err, when I need it…). These are … Continue reading

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Seasonal Resource: 90+ Winter Themed Activities

[Source: Inner Child Fun] Need some ideas for what to do with the kids during Winter? These books, crafts, and activities are perfect for celebrating snow whether you are stuck inside during a blizzard, outdoors playing in the snow, or wishing … Continue reading

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PT Corner: Looking at the Differences between Exercise and Function in Treatment

by Natan Gendelman, PT As we’ve mentioned before, cerebral palsy is a complex disorder that comes to affect not only a child’s muscles, but his entire body and its ability to function. I often emphasize how the trunk is the … Continue reading

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New Drug Target Could Lead to Novel Treatment for Severe Autism

[Source: Medical News Today] Penn State University scientists have discovered a novel drug target and have rescued functional deficits in human nerve cells derived from patients with Rett Syndrome, a severe form of autism-spectrum disorder. The research, led by Gong … Continue reading

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